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A Multifunctional Little Girl's Room in a Small Space

November 24, 2014
A great kids' room includes dedicated zones for study, sleep and play, which can be a tall order when you're limited on space. Designer and mom Janice Peters put clever space-saving tricks to work to give her daughter, Audrey, room to grow.
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Foster Their Independence

Daisy-shaped wall hooks allow 6-year-old Audrey to put together her own outfits for the week. Making fashion decisions builds Audrey's self-confidence and allows her a bit of creative self-expression.

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Customize It

When decorating Audrey's room, Janice included lots of do-it-yourself touches. The text on the wall looks hand-painted, but it's actually a wall decal that can easily be removed without damaging the paint.

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Color Their World

This was originally an all-white guest room, but Janice and hubby Jim painted the room in gender-neutral green and cream when they discovered they were expecting. They added pops of pink when Audrey was born.

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Bling It On

Janice added crystal lusters, available at hardware or lighting stores, to a small chandelier, then hung it above Audrey's dresser. The fixture is light enough that ceiling plant hooks are sturdy enough to support it. A long electrical cord plugs into a wall outlet so no direct wiring was needed.

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